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Shanghai Terrace

108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
+1 312-573-6744
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“peking duck” (36 reviews)
“dim sum” (44 reviews)
“spicy beef” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Concierge at my hotel recommended this place for upscale Chinese food. Setting is on 7th floor of the Peninsula Hotel. The decor is traditional Chinese. Staff helpful, efficient but not overbearing. Food is very tasty, visually a work of art and overall a great dining...More

Thank WaupacaTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Peninsula and decided to eat here at the last minute. Great selection of sushi and great service. We brought our seven year old twin daughters and they were treated like royalty!More

Thank August G
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear August G, Thank you for choosing to dine at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your review. We appreciate your gracious remarks on the service and cuisine. We are delighted to hear your daughters enjoyed their experience as well! We hope for the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined with husband on a Saturday night. Nice ambiance. Service is very good. We got carded when we ordered cocktails which I thought was strange for high end restaurant. Cocktails are liberal with the alcohol. Had the Peking duck salad and it was excellent; tangerine...More

Thank LThomas1301
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambiance, modern and clean, lots of Chinese customers, and this is a positive sign. Service is outstanding. Food is rather unique. I had the foie gras dumplings, a sampler of Beijing duck and pork and as a main dish the pork belly. Not only...More

Thank gilardoni
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear gilardoni, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your menu selections including the Foie Gras Dumplings, Beijing Duck and Pork Belly. We are also happy to learn the service and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weather, the wine, the food, the occasion,just absolutely the best .the food and service top notch. Please have dinner here, whether or not you're staying at the Peninsula!!More

Thank Norlene F
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Norlene F, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind reviews. We are delighted to hear the weather cooperated for you to enjoy The Terrace and that your were pleased with the food and service. We hope for the opportunity...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

My friend recommended Shanghai Terrace in the Peninsula Hotel for dim sum during my vacation and we gave this restaurant a try. We ordered the dim sum trio combination with duck fried rice and seafood chow mein. The truffled shui mai and har gow were...More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Dear Fellow_Traveler_CA, Thank you for choosing to dine at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the dim sum, duck fried rice and seafood chow mein amoung other dishes. We are pleased to hear that you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

My mum and I always try to return to Shanghai Terrace for dinner when we come to Chicago each time. Not having been in quite some time, we had dinner last evening. Having appraised Chef Mao that we were back and wanted traditional style (ie...More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear DNARNA2014, Thank you for choosing to dine at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your review. We appreciate your gracious remarks on the authentic cuisine. We appreciate your feedback on the shrimp dishes and will be sure to share your constructive comments with our team...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

The Peninsula Hotel chain never disappoints me and the restaurant in their Chicago outpost is no exception. It is a stylish Asian inspired place with both inside and outside seating. Like all great restaurants it's a place where you can loose yourself in the total...More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear MarinaDelReyMan, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind reviews. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your food, especially the dim sum, Beef Tenderloin, vegetables and Shanghai Noodles. We are also happy to learn the dessert, service and setting...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Yum!! I love the Shanghai Terrace. It had been awhile since we had enjoyed it but we were glad for a revisit. We sat on the lovely outdoor terrace and it was a magical setting and evening. The food was as always, delicious and the...More

Thank Shani S
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Shani S, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind review. We are delighted to hear the weather cooperated for you to enjoy The Terrace. We are also happy to that you and your husband enjoyed the meal, and plan...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best Chinese restaurants I have ever been to. Delicious food. Professional service. Fantastic wine list. Great view of John Hancock Building from the tables outside. Highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.More

Thank Emmi35
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Emmi35, Thank you for visiting Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your kind review. We are grateful you it to be one of the best Chinese restaurants you have ever been to! Thank you for your thoughtful remarks on the food, servcie, wine list and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
    (Michigan Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Chicago; Michigan Avenue and Chicago Avenue CTA Bus Routes
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-573-6744
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Description
Recently ranked the number one "Chinese Restaurant in Chicago" by Zagat, the exquisite Asian decor enhances the intimate atmosphere of this venue, which is unique to the city of Chicago. Seating capacity fits 75 guests with additional seating on the Terrace during temperate weather. Also features an intimate Private Dining Room for up to 30 guests. The Shanghai Terrace offers Eastern skyline views over Chicago, serving Chinese cuisine with an emphasis on Cantonese and Shanghainese specialties.
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